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Title:Intermedial Relationships Among Component Arts in Combined Art Works
Author(s):Preissing, Christopher Andrew
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Brooks, William
Department / Program:Music
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Abstract:This comprehensive study of media and multimedia works includes chapters on the information structure, location in time and space, media hierarchy (control and intensity) and media fusion. Beginning with Renaissance entertainments, pageants and spectacles, this study examines relationships in Richard Wagner's gesamtkunstwerk, Ferruccio Busoni's "Essence and Oneness of Music," Alexander Scriabin's synesthetic synthesis of arts and senses, Antonin Artaud's Theater and Its Double, Richard Schechner's "Environmental Theater," Wassily Kandinsky's "Stage Composition," Bertolt Brecht's "Short Organum for the Theatre," Adolphe Appia's "Word-Tone Drama," and Sergei Eisenstein' a The Film Sense and Film Form as well as artistic movements of the twentieth century including the Bauhaus, Futurism, Dadism, Surrealism, Merz Theatre, Happenings, Performance Art, and Radio Art. Each chapter introduces terminology and features examples that include John Cage and Lejaren Hiller's HPSCHD, Erik Satie, Jean Cocteau, Pablo Picasso and Leonide Massine's Parade, Salavatore Martirano's L. 's G. A., Mike Figgis' Time Code, Christopher Preissing's Enigmatic Game, Allan Kaprow's Eat, Richard Schechner's production of The Tooth of Crime, Leonardo Da Vinci's description of The Deluge, Henry Brant's Antiphony I, Karlheinz Stockhausen's Gruppen, Herbert Brun's Floating Hierarchies, Aaron Copland and Martha Graham's Appalachian Spring, Alexander Scriabin's Prometheus, Arnold Schoenberg's Die gluckliche Hand , Wassily Kandinsky's Der gelbe Klang, and Charles Ives' "Ann Street.".
Issue Date:2008
Description:312 p.
Thesis (A.Mus.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008.
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3347500
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2008

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